1. 2023 Maruti Swift
Maruti Suzuki Swift is one of the most popular hatchbacks in the Indian market for almost 15 years. The updated Swift was launched in the Indian market in 2018 and is now getting a major facelift. The 2023 Swift was recently tested in Europe.
The all-new models of the hatchback are likely to start getting worldwide by the end of 2022. Its India launch can happen in early 2023. The 2023 Swift will get new LED elements with headlamps, all-new front grille, updated bumper.
2. 2023 Tata Harrier
The second name on the list is the Tata Harrier facelift. Tata Harrier SUV was first launched in 2019. The car has also received several color options and version updates. Right now it is difficult to tell anything about its new design. But its upright silhouette looks similar to the current model.
At the same time, no change in dimensions is expected. The model may get redesigned front and rear bumpers, headlamp setup. The layout design is expected to remain the same as the previous generation, but the car is expected to get a larger touchscreen infotainment system with connected car technology.
Tata may make changes inside the cabin to make a fully digital instrument cluster and cabin modern and upmarket. Currently priced at Rs 14.7 lakh to Rs 22.2 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), the new Harrier is expected to cost at least Rs 1 lakh.
3. Maruti Jimny 5 Door
Maruti has been seen testing the five-door Jimny several times in the past and was recently spotted testing in Leh. When launched, Maruti Suzuki Jimny will compete with Mahindra Thar and Force Gurkha. The Jimny 5-door looks more stylish than the three-door version. The five-door version gets a five-twin-spoke alloy wheel design, a larger bumper with honeycomb mesh pattern, fog lamps at both ends and a tailgate-mounted spare wheel.
4. Tata Altroz Electric
Tata showcased the all-electric variant of the Altroz premium hatchback at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. The Tata Altroz EV is based on the Alpha (ALFA) platform. The electric premium hatchback is expected to be launched at Auto Expo 2023. The Tata Altroz EV is likely to get a host of features like the already launched Nexon EV like electric powertrain, PDU (Power Distribution Unit) and battery pack.
5. Maruti Baleno Cross
The Maruti Baleno Cross has also been spotted testing on Indian roads several times. It gets a different sloping roofline and more ground clearance. The front grille looks huge and wide and it also flaunts separate headlamps with lower-set main headlights and streaks of day-lit LEDs above them.
The Baleno Cross is expected to use the same 1.2-litre four-cylinder aspirated K12C DualJet petrol engine as the Baleno. This engine produces 90 Bhp of power and 113 Nm of torque and comes mated to a 5-speed manual or AMT.
The Tata Curv concept was introduced in April this year. The coupe-style concept also sees Tata’s new design, dubbed ‘less is more’ – which could be in all upcoming Tata EVs. Its range may be around 400 – 500 km, however, this is yet to be confirmed.